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Major Injury News For Star Michigan Football Linebacker

Today, this star Michigan football linebacker gave an injury update ahead of the Ohio State game this weekend.



Michigan football, Michael Barrett, injury, Ohio State
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Last weekend, during the Wolverines’ 1,000th all-time win — a 31-24 victory over Maryland at SECU Stadium — Michigan football linebacker Michael Barrett went down with an injury. While he ultimately returned against the Terrapins, his shoulder injury status was in question ahead of this weekend’s bout against No. 2 Ohio State at the Big House; however, he gave a positive update on Tuesday evening.

Michigan football linebacker getting close to 100% heading into Ohio State game

There are a few Michigan football stars who are a bit banged up right now, though it sounds like no Wolverines are going to miss this weekend’s game against Ohio State at the Big House.

Micahel Barrett updates shoulder injury

Michael Barrett, a sixth-year linebacker for the Maize and Blue, has been on both the winning and losing sides of this rivalry, and with perhaps the most important Michigan-Ohio State game of all time just a few days out, he is not about to miss “The Game” for anything.

“It has been going great,” Michigan football linebacker Michael Barrett said Tuesday. “It feels way better. Treatment has been going good, so I’ll be ready to go on Saturday — definitely. Nothing is going to stop me from (playing against Ohio State).”

Other suspected injuries include Myles Hinton, LaDarius Henderson, Roman Wilson, and perhaps even JJ McCarthy. That said, having some bumps and bruises is normal for late-November football, and all of these Wolverines are likely going to be ready to play on Saturday — 100% or not.

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CJ has covered college athletics in paid roles for around five years, including numerous sports and beats. His most recent work revolves largely around Penn State and Michigan football and basketball as a member of the credentialed media at both schools. Right now, CJ writes for Blue by Ninety, where he also serves as the site's credentialed football reporter. He also does some credentialed basketball coverage. Previously, CJ has made stops with sites like GBMWolverine, Saturday Blitz, Steeler Nation, and more.